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Hugely interesting if you like ancient British history, or landscapes, but this may not be for everyone. Having said that, there are great views.
Be aware that you need to access private farmland- warm clothing & sturdy boots are recommended.
You'll also have to drive...More
Visited here with my little boy. It's nice and secluded and not too busy. The car park is up a small track with limited parking. £1 per person entrance fee near the house as the site is accessed through the farmyard itself. Easy to access....More
The Arbor Low Stone Circle & Gib Hill Barrow up in the peaks near Monyash is simple stunning - especially if you get the place to yourself.
Free parking just off the farm track and £1 per adult entry (kids are free) via an honesty...More
In our modern world, these old stone remind us when magic was set around festivals, when solstices and eclipses were central to beliefs, no other means to measure the passage of time. Ancient timekeepers.
A small honesty box on a working farm is all you have to pay to visit this astounding site! There are lots of sheep and stunning views while you can sit and admire the beautiful views around you.
A small walk up to the mound,...More
The Arbor Low Stone circle is accessed by parking at a farm, paying 1 pound pp (honesty box) and walking up the hill, across a field where friendly cows are grazing, to the circle. The history is fascinating and the short trek is worth it.
I find stone circles to be very good for the soul. Arbor low is especially rewarding set in the remote and wild landscape and if you’re lucky not another person in sight. It is well sign posted off long rake, ignore the post code directions...More
You walk through a small farm and put donations in a little box at the entrance. Most of the stones have been knocked down, but very interesting. No other visitors so our small group had the place to ourselves.
First and foremost, you need to cross a farm yard and a couple of fields to reach these destinations, so either walking or Wellington boots are essential if visiting, particularly in Winter.
The stone circle at Arbor Low is one of the best I've seen....More